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Australia | New South Wales | State Suburbs

Paddington (NSW)

Code SSC11827 (SSC)
People 12,134
Male 5,865
Female 6,269
Median age 35
Families 2,658
Average children per family 1.6
All private dwellings 6,416
Average people per household 2.1
Median weekly household income $2,290
Median monthly mortgage repayments $3,467
Median weekly rent $550
Average motor vehicles per dwelling 1.1
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Expand People category,
includes demographics & education | cultural & language diversity | employment

People — demographics & education
People Paddington (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Total 12,134 -- 6,917,658 -- 21,507,717 --
Male 5,865 48.3 3,408,878 49.3 10,634,013 49.4
Female 6,269 51.7 3,508,780 50.7 10,873,704 50.6
 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 29 0.2 172,621 2.5 548,369 2.5

In the 2011 Census, there were 12,134 people in Paddington (NSW) (State Suburbs) of these 48.3% were male and 51.7% were female. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people made up 0.2% of the population.

Age Paddington (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People
0-4 years 743 6.1 458,736 6.6 1,421,050 6.6
5-9 years 461 3.8 434,608 6.3 1,351,921 6.3
10-14 years 323 2.7 439,168 6.3 1,371,054 6.4
15-19 years 341 2.8 443,416 6.4 1,405,798 6.5
20-24 years 805 6.6 449,685 6.5 1,460,673 6.8
25-29 years 1,600 13.2 473,160 6.8 1,513,236 7.0
30-34 years 1,535 12.6 468,336 6.8 1,453,775 6.8
35-39 years 1,307 10.8 488,124 7.1 1,520,138 7.1
40-44 years 1,021 8.4 483,502 7.0 1,542,879 7.2
45-49 years 790 6.5 481,428 7.0 1,504,142 7.0
50-54 years 640 5.3 469,024 6.8 1,447,404 6.7
55-59 years 547 4.5 419,612 6.1 1,297,244 6.0
60-64 years 656 5.4 390,678 5.6 1,206,116 5.6
65-69 years 526 4.3 304,327 4.4 919,319 4.3
70-74 years 347 2.9 237,362 3.4 708,090 3.3
75-79 years 190 1.6 186,032 2.7 545,263 2.5
80-84 years 153 1.3 150,724 2.2 436,936 2.0
85 years and over 153 1.3 139,735 2.0 402,681 1.9
 
Median age 35 -- 38 -- 37 --

The median age of people in Paddington (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 35 years. Children aged 0 - 14 years made up 12.6% of the population and people aged 65 years and over made up 11.3% of the population.

Registered marital status Paddington (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 3,646 34.4 2,758,854 49.4 8,461,114 48.7
Separated 203 1.9 170,428 3.1 529,280 3.0
Divorced 916 8.6 461,145 8.3 1,460,899 8.4
Widowed 295 2.8 324,518 5.8 949,634 5.5
Never married 5,549 52.3 1,870,203 33.5 5,962,769 34.3

Of people in Paddington (NSW) (State Suburbs) aged 15 years and over, 34.4% were married and 10.6% were either divorced or separated.

Marital Status Charts
Median age by registered marital status Paddington (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Married 45 -- 50 -- 50 --
Separated 48 -- 49 -- 49 --
Divorced 55 -- 54 -- 54 --
Widowed 78 -- 78 -- 78 --
Never married 30 -- 26 -- 25 --

The median age of married people in Paddington (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 45 years and the median age of people never married was 30 years.

Social marital status Paddington (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 3,034 34.5 2,514,378 50.0 7,647,042 49.2
De facto marriage 1,436 16.3 418,721 8.3 1,476,369 9.5
Not married 4,328 49.2 2,096,245 41.7 6,413,399 41.3

In Paddington (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 34.5% of people were in a registered marriage and 16.3% were in a de facto marriage.

Median age by social marital status Paddington (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Registered marriage 45 -- 50 -- 50 --
De facto marriage 35 -- 36 -- 35 --
Not married 33 -- 34 -- 33 --

The median age of people in a registered marriage in Paddington (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 45 years and the median age of people in a de facto marriage was 35 years.

Education Paddington (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Pre-school 167 4.7 126,605 5.9 332,844 5.1
Primary - Government 287 8.2 372,075 17.4 1,181,787 18.2
Primary - Catholic 73 2.1 115,727 5.4 359,062 5.5
Primary - Other Non Government 143 4.1 61,544 2.9 214,359 3.3
Secondary - Government 46 1.3 271,181 12.7 774,074 11.9
Secondary - Catholic 52 1.5 109,409 5.1 307,142 4.7
Secondary - Other Non Government 207 5.9 71,341 3.3 254,828 3.9
Technical or further education institution 137 3.9 168,004 7.9 473,606 7.3
University or tertiary institution 818 23.3 303,070 14.2 932,524 14.3
Other 101 2.9 50,619 2.4 161,660 2.5
Not Stated 1,487 42.3 486,539 22.8 1,511,694 23.2
Total 3,518 -- 2,136,114 -- 6,503,580 --

In Paddington (NSW) (State Suburbs) 29.0% of people were attending an educational institution. Of these, 14.3% were in primary school, 8.7% in secondary school and 27.1% in a tertiary or technical institution.

Education Charts
People — cultural & language diversity
Ancestry, top responses Paddington (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %

Ancestry Charts
Country of birth Paddington (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Australia 6,995 57.6 4,747,372 68.6 15,017,847 69.8
 
Other top responses

Birthplace of parents, stated responses Paddington (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Both parents born overseas 4,236 40.1 2,363,793 36.7 6,876,586 34.3
Father only born overseas 1,069 10.1 433,840 6.7 1,407,270 7.0
Mother only born overseas 733 6.9 294,595 4.6 989,220 4.9
Both parents born in Australia 4,520 42.8 3,342,215 51.9 10,757,087 53.7

In Paddington (NSW) (State Suburbs), 42.8% of people had both parents born in Australia and 40.1% of people had both parents born overseas.

Religious affiliation, top responses Paddington (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %

Religious Affiliation Charts
Language, top responses (other than English) Paddington (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %

People — employment
Employment Paddington (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People who reported being in the labour force, aged 15 years and over
Worked full-time 5,214 70.7 2,007,924 60.2 6,367,554 59.7
Worked part-time 1,550 21.0 939,465 28.2 3,062,976 28.7
Away from work 358 4.9 190,944 5.7 627,797 5.9
Unemployed 255 3.5 196,525 5.9 600,133 5.6
Total in labour force 7,377 -- 3,334,858 -- 10,658,460 --
 
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There were 7,377 people who reported being in the labour force in the week before Census night in Paddington (NSW) (State Suburbs). Of these 70.7% were employed full time, 21.0% were employed part-time and 3.5% were unemployed.

Employment - hours worked Paddington (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
1-15 hours per week 537 7.5 326,514 10.4 1,087,799 10.8
16-24 hours per week 498 7.0 304,830 9.7 947,792 9.4
25-34 hours per week 511 7.2 308,122 9.8 1,027,380 10.2
35-39 hours per week 729 10.2 569,665 18.2 1,808,879 18.0
40 hours or more per week 4,484 63.0 1,438,260 45.8 4,558,678 45.3

Of employed people in Paddington (NSW) (State Suburbs), 7.5% worked 1 to 15 hours, 7.0% worked 16 to 24 hours and 63.0% worked 40 hours or more.

Median age by employment status Paddington (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, people aged 15 years and over
Employed full-time 35 -- 41 -- 40 --
Employed part-time 39 -- 40 -- 40 --

The median age of people employed full-time in Paddington (NSW) (State Suburbs) was 35 years and for people who were employed part-time was 39 years.

Occupation Paddington (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Occupation Chart
Industry of employment, top responses Paddington (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Median weekly incomes Paddington (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Personal 1,225 -- 561 -- 577 --
Family 2,895 -- 1,477 -- 1,481 --
Household 2,290 -- 1,237 -- 1,234 --
 
View the income fact sheet

The median weekly personal income for people aged 15 years and over in Paddington (NSW) (State Suburbs) was $1,225.

Travel to work, top responses Paddington (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Employed people aged 15 years and over

Unpaid work Paddington (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Did unpaid domestic work (last week) 7,766 73.2 3,839,135 68.7 12,149,347 70.0
Cared for child/children (last two weeks) 2,102 19.8 1,537,775 27.5 4,827,808 27.8
Provided unpaid assistance to a person with a disability (last two weeks) 875 8.2 638,615 11.4 1,896,957 10.9
Did voluntary work through an organisation or group (last 12 months) 2,030 19.1 942,085 16.9 3,090,874 17.8

In Paddington (NSW) (State Suburbs), of people aged 15 years and over, 73.2% did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census. During the two weeks before the Census, 19.8% provided care for children and 8.2% assisted family members or others due to a disability, long term illness or problems related to old age. In the year before the Census, 19.1% of people did voluntary work through an organisation or a group.

Unpaid domestic work, number of hours Paddington (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
People aged 15 years and over
Less than 5 hours per week 3,731 35.2 1,226,912 22.0 3,883,357 22.4
5 to 14 hours per week 2,771 26.1 1,391,598 24.9 4,444,640 25.6
15 to 29 hours per week 778 7.3 660,872 11.8 2,075,154 12.0
30 hours or more per week 488 4.6 559,753 10.0 1,746,196 10.1

Of people who did unpaid domestic work in the week before the Census in Paddington (NSW) (State Suburbs), 26.1% worked 5 to 14 hours, 7.3% worked 15 to 29 hours and 4.6% worked 30 hours or more.

Expand Families category,
includes family composition | weekly incomes | employment status of couple families

Families — family composition
Family composition Paddington (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Couple family without children 1,365 51.3 669,019 36.6 2,150,301 37.8
Couple family with children 952 35.8 831,850 45.5 2,534,399 44.6
One parent family 275 10.3 297,904 16.3 901,637 15.9
Other family 67 2.5 30,780 1.7 97,722 1.7

Of the families in Paddington (NSW) (State Suburbs), 35.8% were couple families with children, 51.3% were couple families without children and 10.3% were one parent families.

Family Charts
Single (or lone) parents Paddington (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Proportion of the total single (or lone) parent population
Male -- 17.9 -- 17.0 -- 17.6
Female -- 82.1 -- 83.0 -- 82.4

In Paddington (NSW) (State Suburbs) 17.9% of single parents were male and 82.1% were female.

Families — weekly incomes
Median family income, couple families with two incomes Paddington (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Families without children 3,370 -- 2,120 -- 2,081 --
Families with children 3,698 -- 2,370 -- 2,310 --
 
View the income fact sheet

In Paddington (NSW) (State Suburbs), for couple families with two incomes, the median income for those with children was $3,698 and those without children was $3,370.

Families — employment status of couple families
Employment status of couple families Paddington (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Labour force, parents or partners aged 15 years and over
Both employed, worked full-time 784 33.8 327,626 21.8 1,015,165 21.7
Both employed, worked part-time 91 3.9 54,280 3.6 174,795 3.7
One employed full-time, one part-time 446 19.2 306,829 20.4 1,001,907 21.4
One employed full-time, other not working 346 14.9 239,315 15.9 736,322 15.7
One employed part-time, other not working 92 4.0 83,287 5.5 251,191 5.4
Both not working 214 9.2 308,233 20.5 899,598 19.2
Other 160 6.9 89,812 6.0 291,196 6.2
Labour force status not stated 186 8.0 91,486 6.1 314,529 6.7

In Paddington (NSW) (State Suburbs), of couple families, 33.8% had both partners employed full-time, 3.9% had both employed part-time and 19.2% had one employed full-time and the other part-time.

Expand Dwellings category,
includes dwelling structure | household composition | mortgage & rent | number of motor vehicles

Dwellings — dwelling structure

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling type Paddington (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings 5,086 88.6 2,471,299 90.3 7,760,320 89.3
Unoccupied private dwellings 656 11.4 265,338 9.7 934,470 10.7

In Paddington (NSW) (State Suburbs), 88.6% of private dwellings were occupied and 11.4% were unoccupied.

Dwelling structure Paddington (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Separate house 323 6.3 1,717,699 69.5 5,864,574 75.6
Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse etc 3,139 61.7 263,926 10.7 765,980 9.9
Flat, unit or apartment 1,564 30.7 465,189 18.8 1,056,237 13.6
Other dwelling 31 0.6 21,140 0.9 66,666 0.9

Of occupied private dwellings in Paddington (NSW) (State Suburbs), 6.3% were separate houses, 61.7% were semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses etc, 30.7% were flats, units or apartments and 0.6% were other dwellings.

Dwelling Structure Charts
Number of bedrooms Paddington (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
None (includes bedsitters) 294 5.8 18,042 0.7 42,160 0.5
1 bedroom 909 17.9 137,467 5.6 363,129 4.7
2 bedrooms 1,479 29.1 555,253 22.5 1,481,577 19.1
3 bedrooms 1,691 33.2 986,995 39.9 3,379,930 43.6
4 or more bedrooms 637 12.5 726,049 29.4 2,350,132 30.3
Number of bedrooms not stated 76 1.5 47,491 1.9 143,394 1.8
 
Average number of bedrooms per dwelling 2.3 -- 3 -- 3.1 --
Average number of people per household 2.1 -- 2.6 -- 2.6 --

In Paddington (NSW) (State Suburbs), of occupied private dwellings 17.9% had 1 bedroom, 29.1% had 2 bedrooms and 33.2% had 3 bedrooms. The average number of bedrooms per occupied private dwelling was 2.3. The average household size was 2.1 people.

Bedroom Charts
Tenure Paddington (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings
Owned outright 1,328 26.1 820,006 33.2 2,488,149 32.1
Owned with a mortgage 1,273 25.0 824,292 33.4 2,709,433 34.9
Rented 2,373 46.6 743,050 30.1 2,297,458 29.6
Other tenure type 24 0.5 20,418 0.8 70,069 0.9
Tenure type not stated 91 1.8 63,530 2.6 195,213 2.5

Of occupied private dwellings in Paddington (NSW) (State Suburbs), 26.1% were owned outright, 25.0% were owned with a mortgage and 46.6% were rented.

Dwellings — household composition
Household composition Paddington (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Family households 2,643 52.0 1,777,400 71.9 5,550,614 71.5
Single (or lone) person households 1,847 36.3 599,149 24.2 1,888,698 24.3
Group households 597 11.7 94,746 3.8 321,007 4.1

In Paddington (NSW) (State Suburbs), of all households, 52.0% were family households, 36.3% were single person households and 11.7% were group households.

Household income Paddington (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Less than $600 gross weekly income -- 13.5 -- 24.2 -- 23.7
More than $3,000 gross weekly income -- 29.7 -- 12.3 -- 11.2
 
View the income fact sheet

In Paddington (NSW) (State Suburbs), 13.5% of households had a weekly household income of less than $600 and 29.7% of households had a weekly income of more than $3,000.

Dwellings — mortgage & rent

Proportions are calculated using all tenure types for occupied private dwellings. This excludes visitor only and other non-classifiable households.

Rent weekly payments Paddington (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median rent 550 -- 300 -- 285 --
 
Households where rent payments are less than 30% of household income -- 82.3 -- 88.4 -- 89.6
Households where rent payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 17.7 -- 11.6 -- 10.4
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households whose rent payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which are not renting their dwelling (excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Mortgage monthly repayments Paddington (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Median mortgage repayments 3,467 -- 1,993 -- 1,800 --
 
Households where mortgage payments are less than 30% of household income -- 89.9 -- 89.5 -- 90.1
Households where mortgage payments are 30%, or greater, of household income -- 10.1 -- 10.5 -- 9.9
 
View the income fact sheet

Proportions in this table are calculated by taking the number of households who own their dwelling, and whose mortgage payments were 30% or more of an imputed income measure and expressing this number as a proportion of the total number of households in an area, including those households which were renting their dwelling (excluding the small proportion of visitor only and other non-classifiable households). The nature of the income imputation means that the reported proportion may significantly overstate the true proportion. Further information on the method to impute income is available in the income fact sheet.

Dwellings — number of motor vehicles
Number of registered motor vehicles Paddington (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
None 1,187 23.3 258,153 10.4 665,852 8.6
1 motor vehicle 2,550 50.1 933,953 37.8 2,778,576 35.8
2 motor vehicles 1,049 20.6 840,655 34.0 2,802,468 36.1
3 or more vehicles 181 3.6 360,074 14.6 1,279,134 16.5
Number of motor vehicles not stated 119 2.3 78,462 3.2 234,292 3.0

In Paddington (NSW) (State Suburbs), 50.1% of occupied private dwellings had one registered motor vehicle garaged or parked at their address, 20.6% had two registered motor vehicles and 3.6% had three or more registered motor vehicles.

Expand Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people category,
includes selected people & dwelling characteristics

People characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
People characteristics Paddington (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 30 -- 172,620 -- 548,368 --
 
Male 17 56.7 85,080 49.3 270,331 49.3
Female 13 43.3 87,540 50.7 278,037 50.7
 
Median age 35 -- 21 -- 21 --

For the 2011 Census in Paddington (NSW) (State Suburbs), there were 30 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Of these, 17 (or 56.7%) were male and 13 (or 43.3%) were female. The median age was 35 years.

Dwelling characteristics - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander households

Dwelling tables exclude visitor only and other non-classifiable households

Dwelling characteristics Paddington (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Average number of people per household 2.8 -- 3.1 -- 3.3 --
Average number of people per bedroom 1.2 -- 1.2 -- 1.2 --
Median household income 2,833 -- 941 -- 991 --
 
Average number of people per bedroom includes a miscalculation. For more information see the persons per bedroom correction page.

In Paddington (NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the average household size was 2.8, with 1.2 persons per bedroom. The median household income was $2,833.

Mortgage and rent Paddington (NSW) % New South Wales % Australia %
Occupied private dwellings where at least one person was Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Median weekly rent 444 -- 200 -- 195 --
Median monthly mortgage repayments 3,217 -- 1,673 -- 1,647 --

In Paddington (NSW) (State Suburbs), for dwellings occupied by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the median weekly rent was $444 and the median monthly mortgage repayment was $3,217.

LATEST ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (AEST) 28/03/2013

Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data. This may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages.

The information contained in this QuickStat has been produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics | It contains data from the 2011 Census of Population & Housing held on 9 August 2011 | Release date of this QuickStat was 28 March 2013 | Some values may have been adjusted to avoid release of confidential data | These adjustments may have a significant impact on the calculated percentages in QuickStats | For more information refer to Introduced Random Error in the 2011 Census Dictionary. For further enquiries contact the ABS National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 | www.abs.gov.au/census

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